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Additional charges laid following fatal hit-and-run and robbery

Kyle Smith, 32, and a 20-year-old face additional charges after being arrested Thursday following a convenience store robbery earlier that day

The man accused of stabbing and intentionally running over a man on Tuesday, as well as a convenience store robbery on Thursday, faces additional charges. 

On Friday, Greater Sudbury Police added charges of robbery with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose to the existing charges Kyle Smith, 32, already faces. 

Existing charges include first-degree murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, failure to stop at the scene of a collision and fail to comply with a release order.

The new charges are related to a robbery that occurred at a convenience store on Falconbridge Road on Thursday evening. 

A 20-year-old was also arrested Thursday evening in relation to the robbery and has been charged with accessory after the fact. This is in addition to the robbery with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose charges already laid.

Both suspects attended bail court on Friday and have since been remanded into custody. 

Publication bans have been issued in relation to both the homicide and robbery, so police were unable to provide any further information. 

The two incidents in question started at approximately 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, when a collision in the area of Lasalle Boulevard and Notre Dame Avenue was reported to police.

The driver reportedly fled the scene, and the 30-year-old pedestrian was transported to hospital by paramedics with critical injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. 

A police investigation indicated the victim had sustained a stab wound prior to being intentionally run over with a vehicle. 

The robbery of a convenience store on Falconbridge Road was called in to police at approximately 5:05 p.m. on Thursday, when they were informed two people entered the convenience store, threatened an employee and pepper-sprayed multiple inside before fleeing the area on foot. 

A police dog tracked down Smith and the other accused, and they were arrested in the area of Falconbridge Road at approximately 9:30 p.m. following a manhunt.